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To earn your motorcycle license in Indiana, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on information from the Indiana Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand road rules and safe riding practices. The knowledge examination consists of 25 questions, and 21 correct answers are required to pass.
1. When the engine locks, you should:
check the oil.
squeeze the clutch lever to disengage the engine from the rear wheel.
pull off the road and stop.
Take the steps described in all the other answers, in the appropriate order.
2. Which of the following is the most likely place for a collision?
A one-way road
An intersection
A curve
A hill
3. You should make a special point of using your mirror(s):
All the other answers are correct.
before you change lanes.
when you are stopped at an intersection.
before you slow down.
4. When riding over rain grooves or bridge gratings that cause the motorcycle to weave, you should:
roll on the throttle.
pull in the clutch.
relax, maintain a steady speed and ride straight across.
apply the rear brake.
5. On slippery surfaces, ___________ to lessen your chances of skidding.
only use your front brake
avoid using brakes
slow down
rise slightly off the seat
6. You should check your tires:
once a year.
once a month.
every time you ride your motorcycle.
once a week.
7. When riding your motorcycle, you should use both brakes:
every time you make turns.
at uncontrolled intersections.
in emergency situations.
every time you stop.
8. Drivers often fail to see a motorcycle headed toward them. Why?
Motorcycles are hard to see.
All the other answers are correct.
It is difficult to judge a motorcycle's speed.
It is hard to judge how far away a motorcycle is.
9. Which surface provides little traction?
wet pavement.
gravel roads.
All of the above.
10. When riding behind a car, which lane position makes you more visible to the driver ahead?
the center
the left
the right
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IN DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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